Hike Smart

Tips and Tactics for Improving Your Treks

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About The Book

Are you a first-timer about to take your inaugural trek? Are you a veteran hiker looking to be even more efficient when enjoying the sport you love? Are you someone in between? Then look no further than expert trekker Ann Brown’s Hike Smart, the definitive guide to efficient and enjoyable hiking for all levels of experience.

Compiling knowledge from more than thirty years of hiking, Hike Smart includes hundreds of tips, tactics, and techniques all aimed at helping you become a better hiker. Within these pages, you’ll find:

• Dozens of trail dos and don’ts
• Pointers on choosing the right gear for your hike—with an emphasis on boots and packs
• Advice on negotiating different terrains
• Recommendations on how-to deal with unexpected on-trail situations
• Stories and interviews from hikers who’ve conquered tough trails
• Beautiful color photos of some of America’s most majestic hikes
• And much more!

So whether you’re about to embark on your first hike or your hundred-and-first, Hike Smart is the only guide you’ll need to ensure that you have your most enjoyable, and smartest trek yet.

About The Authors

Ann Marie Brown is the author of more than thirteen hiking guide books and is a dedicated California outdoorswoman. Brown’ s work has appeared in Sunset, VIA, Backpacker, and California magazines. She regularly writes and edits for several environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and National Resources Defense Council. Brown lives in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (April 18, 2017)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781510708518

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"Exceptionally well organized and presented, Hike Smart will prove to be of immense interest and value for first-timer's preparing for their inaugural trek, as well as veteran hikers looking to be even more efficient when enjoying their outdoor hiking experience. Accessible to readers at all levels of experience, Hike Smart is a complete and comprehensive instructional guide that is very highly recommended for the personal reading lists of hiking enthusiasts and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library collections." -Alan Greenspan, Midwest Book Review

"Exceptionally well organized and presented, Hike Smart will prove to be of immense interest and value for first-timer's preparing for their inaugural trek, as well as veteran hikers looking to be even more efficient when enjoying their outdoor hiking experience. Accessible to readers at all levels of experience, Hike Smart is a complete and comprehensive instructional guide that is very highly recommended for the personal reading lists of hiking enthusiasts and will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to community library collections." -Alan Greenspan, Midwest Book Review

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